Tag Archives: Anniversary of the ADA

Director Mark Odum Reflects on the ADA at 29: Still Changing Lives

Twenty-nine years ago this month, I sat on the White House lawn watching history in the making. George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), that launched a new era in the civil rights of people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Proclamation of Recommitment

Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act A Proclamation of Recommitment to Full Implementation of the ADA On July 26, 1990, President George H. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure the civil rights of … Continue reading

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Help Celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of the ADA!

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 marks the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).  The ADA National Network offers these suggestions on how to get involved in the celebration: Visit adaanniversary.org and view the 2012 ADA Anniversary Toolkit. Share … Continue reading

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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Promoting, protecting, and ensuring human rights for ALL people with disabilities

Entered into force in 2008, the UN Convention of Persons with Disabilities (CPRD) is a treaty designed to promote, protect, and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities as … Continue reading

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